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57. Frank W. THOMAS14,52 was born in January 1869 in Henry County, Virginia.49,51 He died in 1945 at the age of 76.

1900 Census. Big Lick Dist. Roanoke Co, VA, Hh 26
Frank W. Thomas, b. Jan 1869, age 31, married 2 years, Car Inspector
Bessie C., wife, b. Jun 1874, age 25, 1 child, b. VA, parents b. VA
Christopher Y., son, b. Jan 1900, age 3 months
In the preceding household, 25 - he would be the age to be Bessie's father, but the place of birth doesn't agree with what Bessie claimed - later she will say her parents were born in Maryland
Thos. E. Carson, b. Mar 1832, age 68, married 37 years, b. MD, minister
Mary A., wife, b. Oct 1835, age 65, 7 children- 6 living, b. MD
Chaplain H. D., son, b. Oct 1872, age 28, b. West Virginia, Dentist

Made his home in Topeka, Kansas. He married Miss Bessie Carson of Salem, VA.

1910 Census. Topeka Ward 3, Shawnee Co, Kansas, Hh 132
Frank W. Thomas, age 41, married once for 11 years, Supervisor at ??, Rail Road
Elizabeth C., wife, 35, 3 children, b. VA, parents b. MD
Christopher Y., son, 10
Thomas C., son, 6
Frank W., son, age 11 months, b. Kansas
Enola Wade, servant, age 30, widow, Mulatto, b. Kansas

1920 Census. Topeka Ward 5, Shawnee Co, Kansas, Hh 458
Frank W. Thomas, age 51, Supervisor, RR Shop
Elizabeth C., wife, 45
Christopher Y., son, 20, Student, College
Thomas C., son, 16
Frank W., Jr, son, age 10

1930 Census. Topeka, Shawnee Co, Kansas, Hh 505, 1521 Topeka Ave
Frank W. Thomas, age 61, Official, Steam railway
Elizabeth C., wife, b. VA, parents b. Maryland
Frank W., Jr., son, 20, b. Kansas

1940 Census. Topeka, Shawnee Co, Kansas, Hh 18
Living at 1521 Topeka Boulevard
Frank W. Thomas, age 71, lived in the same house in 1935 which he owns
Elizabeth C., 65, wife

Frank W. THOMAS and Elizabeth "Bessie" CARSON were married in 1899. Elizabeth "Bessie" CARSON was born in June 1874 in Virgina.

Frank W. THOMAS and Elizabeth "Bessie" CARSON had the following children:

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i.

Christopher Yancey THOMAS.

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ii.

Thomas C. THOMAS was born in 1904 in Virginia.

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iii.

Frank W. THOMAS Jr. (private).